On the same day Californians went to the polls to vote on Proposition 23 [and defeat it], a ballot measure which would have effectively frozen the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, the state’s pioneering climate and energy legislation regulators in New Mexico
Last month, the news that President Obama had turned down free solar panels for the White House (by turning down the symbolic donation of one of the Carter-era White House solar panels from environmentalist Bill McKibben) was met with bewilderment by many in the environmental community. Many people, including McKibben himself, speculated that the image managers in the
The South Korean government has announced that it intends to invest $35.4 billion in the renewable energy sector over the next five years as it aims at reducing its dependence on fossil fuels and build a green economy for the future.
The announcement was made by a presidential task force which is responsible for the drafting the country’s green energy
Cape Wind signs 28-year offshore wind energy lease.
It’s officially official. After eight years of scoping, studying, permitting, legislating and legal wrangling, the United States today cemented its first-ever lease for an offshore wind farm on the Outer Continental Shelf.
The Renewable Electricity Promotion Act would require U.S. to get 15% of electricity from renewable sources by 2021
A bipartisan group of Senators Bingaman (D-NM), Brownback (R-KS), Dorgan (D-ND), Collins (R-ME), Udall (D-NM), and Udall (D-CO) introduced a 15% by 2021 renewable electricity standard (RES) bill. The
The Indian government is considering opening up densely forested areas of the country to increase supply of coal for its new thermal power plants.
The Indian government is in the process of establishing several Ultra Mega Power Projects (UMPP) which would be among the largest power generation units in the country. These power plants would operate
Colleges across the country compete to see who can reduce, reuse, and recycle the most waste.
As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2010 Game Day Challenge, any college or university in the U.S. with a football team (which excludes my alma mater which dropped its football
The Obama administration is frustrating environmentalists by urging the US Supreme Court to vacate a decision by Federal Court of Appeals that Climate Change is a public nuisance. In a brief filed on Tuesday, by Solicitor General Neal Katyal on behalf of the Tennessee Valley Authority, the administration asked the court to vacate the decision that allows groups
New Jersey passes law to encourage the development of 1,100 megawatts of new offshore wind energy capacity.
As the proposed Cape Wind offshore wind farm in Massachusetts fends off some last ditch legal challenges to become the first offshore wind farm in the U.S., New Jersey passed a law last week that would